Translation of vindicate in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈvɪndəkeɪt; ˈvɪndɪkeɪt/


  • 1.1 (justify) [action] justificar*; [assertion] confirmar; [right] reivindicar* their methods are vindicated by the results los resultados reivindican sus métodos, los resultados demuestran la eficacia de sus métodos
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    • The events of yesterday vindicated those who supported the idea of a road to bypass the Bingley bottleneck.
    • Our concerns were finally vindicated when an anonymous whistle-blower called in the National Audit Office.
    • I really think Wanderers have done themselves proud this season and results vindicate Sam's attitude.
    1.2 (free from blame) [person] vindicar* [formal]
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    • The purpose of a libel action is to enable the Plaintiff to clear his name of the libel, to vindicate his character.
    • But rather than vindicating the staff I think this is more damning.
    • Representing himself, his argument will be that he has a right to vindicate his person and what he describes as his ‘good name’.

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